Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty

Cardiff, A Pictorial History, by Ian N. Soulsby, 1989 edition,

£9.99 Out Of Stock

Product description

The Romans laid the foundations of the modern capital city of Wales. Normans followed with their castles and churches and by the 13th century Cardiff had already established itself as the premier town in the principality.
Following Owain Glyndwr's attack in 1404, Cardiff entered a period of stagnation. By 1801, the population stood below two thousand, this small community remained largely confined within the old town walls.
The industrialisation of the Glamorganshire valleys, by 1913, had transformed this sleepy backwater into the world's premier coal exporting port.
The Taff Vale and Rhymney railways brought millions of tons of 'black gold' down to the Bute docks. This induced thousands of workers to flood in from every corner of Britain and beyond. By 1901, the population soared to 164,000, four years later Cardiff's international status was recognised when it was designated a city.
Fortunately the camera was invented in time to record this phenomenal growth, whose story is told in this wide ranging collection of photographs.
Signed by the author.
Also included, 30 postcards of Old Cardiff, 30 quality pictures from the past.

Item details

Author(s):
Ian N. Soulsby
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
25.5cm*19cm*1.5cm
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Phillimore & CO.UK.LTD.
Title:
Cardiff a Pictorial History,

Sold Out

We're sorry to say this item has now sold out.

There are over 100,000 more items in stock. Start browsing with our suggestions below.

About this item

The Romans laid the foundations of the modern capital city of Wales. Normans followed with their castles and churches and by the 13th century Cardiff had already established itself as the premier town in the principality.
Following Owain Glyndwr's attack in 1404, Cardiff entered a period of stagnation. By 1801, the population stood below two thousand, this small community remained largely confined within the old town walls.
The industrialisation of the Glamorganshire valleys, by 1913, had transformed this sleepy backwater into the world's premier coal exporting port.
The Taff Vale and Rhymney railways brought millions of tons of 'black gold' down to the Bute docks. This induced thousands of workers to flood in from every corner of Britain and beyond. By 1901, the population soared to 164,000, four years later Cardiff's international status was recognised when it was designated a city.
Fortunately the camera was invented in time to record this phenomenal growth, whose story is told in this wide ranging collection of photographs.
Signed by the author.
Also included, 30 postcards of Old Cardiff, 30 quality pictures from the past.

Author(s):
Ian N. Soulsby
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
25.5cm*19cm*1.5cm
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Phillimore & CO.UK.LTD.
Title:
Cardiff a Pictorial History,

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £6.50

Outside Europe: £11.50

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Shop Cardiff

Our shop is situated in the Heath area of Cardiff, we work out of the Retail premises on Whitchurch Road, where Oxfam has been for over 35 years. Our role online, as with all Oxfam shops is to raise money in order to overcome poverty and suffering around the world including here in Wales. We could not achieve that without precious volunteer support which we are extremely grateful for. We need more of this valuable support and ask,if you live in or around Cardiff, to get in touch on: oxfamshopf5302@oxfam.org.uk. If you are able to spare a morning or afternoon each week with us, that would be fantastic, we offer the opportunity to expand your skills in many areas, work for one of the biggest charitable organisations in the world and importantly, you would be directly helping the poor and needy around the globe.

View Shop